Category Archives: Plantar Fasciitis

A New Treatment for Stubborn Heel Pain

Most heel pain can be cured without surgery. Unfortunately, there is no magic bullet for heel pain. Many times heel pain treatment consists of many different types of treatments and each treatment contributes a little bit. Sometimes taping of the … Continue reading

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FAQ: Do I really need expensive custom orthotics?

Often the answer is no. Many people purchase shoe inserts from Dr. Scholl’s or even from Costco. And if you have a minor foot problem these can often do the job. But more often these inserts are a waste of … Continue reading

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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things!

By Dr. Gary Prant DPM Arbor Foot Health Center We sell a bunch of small foot health products in our office as a convenience to our patients. Typically these are things you just can’t find in stores that we have … Continue reading

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Where Does It Hurt? Infographic

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Would You Run a Marathon In Flip Flops?

By:  Dr. Gary Prant, DPM Some headlines are fun, some headlines are disturbing, some headlines are fascinating and some just cause you to scratch your head. This was a head scratcher! This past Saturday, a runner named Keith Levasseur, completed … Continue reading

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Secrets for Choosing Flip-Flops That Look and Feel Great!

(ARA) – Let’s face it – flip-flops are mainstream, and not just because they’re stylish, easy-to-wear and cooler when the weather warms. For many of us, flip-flops are the equivalent of comfort-food for the sole. Slip into those comfy, light, … Continue reading

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Treat the cause of heel pain, not symptoms

Heel pain is the most common problem seen by podiatrists. Heel pain affects people in all age groups from children to 80-year-olds. Most often, sufferers are between 30 and 60 years old, especially those who stand on their feet for … Continue reading

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